- RJB Photographic: shall mean Richard & Janet Burdon
- the Client: shall mean the person or persons attending the Workshop/Photo-walk
- the Fee: shall mean the fee agreed for the purposes of the Client(s) attending the Workshop
- the Workshop: shall mean any place, event or location and all tuition from RJB Photographic and any associated photographic tutor during the Dates.
These Terms and Conditions shall form the entire agreement between both parties save for any variations agreed in accordance with these Terms and Conditions and no variation or modification shall be effective unless accepted by RJB Photographic in writing.
A Deposit may be required in order to reserve a place on the Workshop for the requested Dates. The Deposit will apply towards the Fee payable for the Workshop requested by the Client.
The balance of the Fee must be paid for or on behalf of the Client prior to the Dates of the Workshop/Photo-Walk. The Client shall always remain the persons liable to RJB Photographic for the Fee and irrespective of any third party who may in whole or in part pay any element of the Fee on behalf of the Client. Any bank or Paypal charges incurred due to returned cheques or Paypal fees will be debited to the Client and payable in addition to the Fee.
In the event of the Client cancelling the Workshop, RJB Photographic reserves the right to charge a cancellation fee in accordance with the following scale:
- the Deposit may be returned if cancellation takes place more than 1 month prior to the Dates
- 100% of the deposit will be retained if cancellation takes place less than 1 month prior to the Dates
In the event that the Client wishes to cancel a Workshop and attend a similarly priced alternative, then at the absolute discretion of RJB Photographic, and subject to availability, the Deposit may be applied to any alternative Dates for the Workshop, and this revised date shall be deemed to be the new Dates for the purposes of these terms and conditions.
WEATHER AD OTHER ADVERSE CIRCUMSTANCES
Weather permitting the Workshop will take place at the mutually agreed location. In the event of any adverse circumstances or inclement weather RJB Photographic, in co-operation with all the Clients attending the Workshop, will make the necessary changes to the Workshop schedule and will take all reasonable steps to provide the Workshop within the Dates. If the Workshop is a one-day event only – should the weather be so bad as to prevent the workshop taking place, RJB Photographic will consult with all Clients and arrange a mutually convenient, alternative Date for the Workshop.
TRAVEL AND ACCOMMODATION
The Fee does not cover any costs associated with the Workshop beyond accommodation, transport (as provided by RJB Photographic) and all photographic tuition during the Workshop. All other costs and expenses associated with attending the Workshop are the responsibility of the Client.
Whilst every care is taken to provide the Workshop on the Dates, it is subject to alteration or cancellation by RJB Photographic owing to any cause/s beyond its reasonable control, i.e Act of God, Fire, War, Road closure, illness etc.
CANCELLATION BY RJB PHOTOGRAPHIC
In the event of cancellation by RJB Photographic, RJB Photographic’s liability shall be limited to a full refund of any sums paid by the Client in respect of the Workshop. A rearrangement onto a future Workshop can be arranged free of charge. RJB Photographic will not be responsible for any further costs, losses, claims or actions howsoever arising and the Client hereby indemnifies RJB Photographic against same.
ILLNESS AND NON ATTENDANCE
RJB Photographic will use all reasonable endeavours to ensure that the agreed number of photographers are available for each Workshop; however, in the unlikely event that one cannot attend to undertake the Workshop, the Workshop may proceed with one photographer and without reduction of the Fee.
This agreement shall in all respects be governed by the law of England and Wales and the parties hereto submit to this jurisdiction.
The Client is hereby advised to take out suitable insurance policy cover for any expenses, losses, claims, or actions of any kind arising in connection with (but without limitation) to both cancellation by either party and force majeure affecting the Workshop or any event or matter relating to or dependent upon the Workshop.
RJB Photographic does not accept any liability for personal injury, accidents or losses of any kind whatsoever, and however caused, during the course of the Workshop and the client hereby indemnifies RJB Photographic against any claims, costs, losses or demands howsoever arising in this respect.
In signing the Booking Form a workshop the Client hereby agrees and confirms that they have read and understood the content, meaning and effect of these Terms and Conditions and acknowledges that they have been afforded the opportunity of seeking their own separate and independent legal advice prior to their signing hereto.